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The flight mode switcher has been designed for open source autopilots such as the APM, Pixhawk and PX4 etc. It can switch the flight mode accurately and quickly and replaces the troublesome 2 stage and 3 stage switchers.
Users can set the parameters for the flight mode switcher on the unit and choose the most suitable modes for their requirements.
Typical flight modes are as follows:
- STA (Stabilized) Model will automatically level itself
- SIM (Simple) Allows you to control the movement of the model from the pilots point of view regardless of which way the model is facing
- ALT (Altitude Hold) When this mode is selected it will hold this altitude
- LOI (Loiter) Allows model to hover in the same spot on its own without any input from the pilot
- AUT (Auto) The model will follow a pre-programmed course stored in the autopilot
- RTL (Return to land) Once selected the model will return and land at the point of take-off
The flight mode switcher is simple to install on your transmitter but it is not plug & play, there is a small amount of soldering required to fit the unit to your radio control. See the manual for installation instructions.
Once installed on your transmitter and set up in "Mission Planner" it is very simple to use, just press the relevant mode button on the switcher and the model will go into that mode. There is an indicator light to show which mode has been selected and is in use.
- Allows the user to easily switch between 6 flight modes
- Simple and straightforward to install
- Compact and lightweight
- Status indicator lights
- Working Voltage: 3~5V
- Modes: 6 selectable
- Operating Temperature: -10°C~+60°C
- Dimensions: 59 x 29 x 9.3mm
- Weight: 13g
- Flight Mode Switcher
- Connection harness
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UK Postage: Here at Flying Tech we process orders Monday to Friday and pride ourselves on our quick turnaround of orders. If stocks levels allow, we aim to dispatch orders placed before 4PM the same day with Royal Mail. Our cut off time for courier delivery is earlier; orders must be placed by 1PM for next day delivery with DHL and 1PM for next day delivery with APC. A confirmation email will be sent when your order has been dispatched. If you wish to change your order, please contact us promptly, as we won't be able to make amendments once the order has been shipped.
We are partnered with several delivery companies including Royal Mail, DHL, APC and Parcel Force. If you have a special delivery requirement or would like to arrange a shop collection please contact us. For small low value orders our cheapest delivery service is Royal Mail First Class; this service aims to deliver the next working day including Saturdays and it can be sent recorded for extra peace of mind – please note this is not a guaranteed next day delivery or trackable service.
For a guaranteed next day delivery we recommend Royal Mail Special Delivery or one of our courier delivery options. Royal Mail Special Delivery will arrive by 1PM the next day and for an extra fee can be delivered on Saturdays. APC Overnight offers next day delivery with full tracking and a 2hr time slot pre-delivery text notification. DHL is a good option for larger consignments and remote locations such as Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. All high value orders are fully insured and will likely require a signature on delivery.
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